Category: Downeast Campus

DETOP Celebrates 8th Anniversary with Food, Fellowship, Good Cheer

CHERRYFIELD, ME — More than 75 people celebrated the 8th anniversary of the Downeast Table of Plenty (DETOP). We enjoyed a roast beef dinner with lots of potatoes and vegetables, and finished with a birthday cake made by Laureena and Maeve. The Table of Plenty is a joyful space where people come to listen to…

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Weald Bethel Open Mic Night – Great Turnout, Lots of Talent

CHERRYFIELD, ME — “Great turnout and lots of talent at Open Mic last night,” reports the Mission’s Downeast Campus Facilities Manager Scott Shaw. “Steve Hartley and I host the Open Mic at the new Weald Bethel Community Center on Wednesdays (excluding December 26th). We have christened our new sound system. It is a perfect fit…

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EdGE Leadership Program Re-Starts In-School Follow-Up Sessions

CHERRYFIELD, ME — Responsibility, self reliance, and interdependency are themes used by staff with area students during the Mission’s Fall 2018 EdGE Marion Kane Leadership program. These themes are reflected in the basic outdoor survival skills shown in the program student made Public Service Announcement video. With additional help available, EdGE Assistant Director Isaac Marnik…

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Free Cribbage Night at Weald Bethel Community Center, Nov. 20

CHERRYFIELD, ME — Tuesday, November 20th, the Community Center is hosting a Free Cribbage Night from 6:00 pm until there’s a winner. Downeast Campus Facilities Manager Scott Shaw described the event as “a night of neighborly cribbage competition,” that runs from 6:00 pm “until we have a winner.” This Cribbage Night is the second new…

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Community Baby Shower to Inform Families, Avoid Infant Abuse

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 16, 2018 FOR MORE INFORMATION Contact: Mandie Pepperman, Community Coordinator Washington County CAN Council Cell: 263-5270, Office: 255-8273, Email: [email protected] Wendy Harrington, Director Services Programs, Maine Seacoast Mission Office: 546-5870, Cell: 610-9446, Email: [email protected] Community Baby Shower Designed to Inform Families, Avoid Infant Abuse CHERRYFIELD, ME — A Community Baby Shower?…

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Good Shepherd Food Bank Display Units Improve Mission Food Pantry Shopping

CHERRYFIELD, ME — In the latter part of October 2018, Mission Service Program Director Wendy Harrington sent word of new display units, courtesy Good Shepherd Food Bank, at our Downeast Campus Food Pantry. Mission Community Resource Director Megan Burgess followed up Director Harrington’s message with photos and backgrounder. “Thanks to Good Shepherd Food Bank for…

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EdGE Director Charlie Harrington, 2018 Giraffe Award Winner

mainechildrensalliance.wordpress.com Meet Charlie Harrington, 2018 Giraffe Award Winner Posted on November 2, 2018 by Maine Children’s Alliance Charlie Harrington is the Director of Maine Seacoast Mission’s EdGE program. EdGE is the Mission’s after-school and summer program for children in grades four through high school in six communities in Washington County. For over 20 years, Charlie…

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Above-and-Beyond Volunteers Return to Weald Bethel

CHERRYFIELD, ME — Earlier this year, Lee Watrous and his volunteers almost single-highhandedly completed the final phase wing of the new Weald Bethel Community Center. Mission Downeast Campus Facilities and Housing Rehabilitation Manager Scott Shaw worked closely with Mr. Watrous. So, Scott Shaw was surprised a few days ago when Mr. Watrous and his wife…

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